Two warehouses were destroyed Thursday night at a company in Barcelona, Spain, that manufactures electric motorcycles and e-scooters.
Silence electric motorcycles issued a press release explaining that its assembly line now operates at its new factory in San Boi de Llobregat and was not affected by the fire in Molins de Rei, Barcelona. The company manufactures batteries in Barcelona.
At about 9 p.m., flames broke out in a 1,500 square-meter warehouse at the Barcelona site, local media report. Officials dispatched 25 ground crews to the scene.
The risk of imminent collapse made it too dangerous for firefighters to enter and attack the flames. Fire also damaged the upper floors of a third warehouse belonging to an industrial cleaning company.
No casualties were report. The cause of the fire remains undetermined.
Silence is the largest electric motorcycle company in Spain, supplying two-wheelers to multiple e-scooter sharing companies across the country.
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